Jan 14, 2022

Respiratory Therapy Assistant - Kish Respiratory Therapy, Casual, Rotating

  • Northwestern Medicine
  • DeKalb, IL, USA
Respiratory Therapy

Job Description

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?


The RT Assistant reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.


  • Gives limited respiratory care and diagnostic procedures to the patient with cardiopulmonary problems.
  • Assists the Respiratory Therapist with all aspects of the therapists job description and may perform skills as competencies are acquired.



  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Student of NBRC approved school of Respiratory Care
  • Knowledge of growth and development pertinent to job duties
  • BLS for healthcare providers required with 30 days of employment
  • NRP required within one year of employment

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.